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By a narrow margin in the November 2010 election, state voters passed the historic Arizona Medical Marijuana Act. The new law, actually Arizona's second medical pot measure, allows qualified patients to possess up to 2 ½ ounces of weed legally and grow up to 12 plants for their personal use. Voters also approved the opening of more than 100 marijuana dispensaries around the state. But Governor Jan Brewer put a halt to the dispensary industry in May and sued the state in a federal lawsuit. New Times has covered every angle of the rise and partial fall of the law, breaking important stories on the issue from Proposition 203's nail-biting election to the heavy-handed Gilbert police raid in June of a marijuana patient's home. We've collected all of our news coverage here in this special report, making it easy for you to kick back - with or without your medicine - and catch up on every important development since Prop 203 first collected enough signatures to make the ballot.

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  1. Marijuana-Growing Couple Busted in March are Licensed "Caregivers" When Deputies Return in June
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  2. Gilbert Police Storm Home, Seize Two Ounces of Marijuana From Card-Holding Medical Pot Patient. Really
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  3. Marijuana-Dispensary Hopefuls Sue State Over Governor Brewer's Attack on Voter-Approved Law
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  4. Tom Horne, Arizona Attorney General, Worked With Anti-Prop-203 Leader Carolyn Short on Federal Lawsuit Idea
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  5. Medical Marijuana Claims its First Arizona Death: a Medical Marijuana Thief Shot During Weed Robbery
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  6. ACLU to Defend Medical Marijuana Law Against Legal Attack by Governor Jan Brewer
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  7. Governor Brewer Can't Stop Medical Marijuana Under State Law; Qualified Patients Can Legally Possess Drug Without State Approval
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  8. Morning Poll: Bigger Hypocrite: Jan Brewer or Tom Horne?
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  9. Governor Brewer Fails to Defend Will of Voters in Attack on Medical Pot; Supports Enforcement of Federal Drugs Laws
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  10. Morning Poll: Is Medical Marijuana Doomed in Arizona?
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